Emergency Training Emphasizes Horse Handling Skills, Practical Equipment

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"Keep your knee gently pressed into her neck, and if she decides to get up, go ahead and let her, don't fight it." An emergency instructor gave this advice to a firefighter learning to hold down a horse acting as an injured animal during a demonstration of applying webbing to help retrieve a horse's body from inside an overturned horse trailer. The firefighter was a student in one of two

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